natural health products to help prevent or slow age-related macular degeneration (AMD)

Patients are focusing on natural health products to help prevent or slow age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

High doses of beta-carotene, vitamin C, vitamin E, and zinc in a specific U.S. product called PreserVision AREDS slows progression and loss of visual acuity in people who already have macular degeneration.

But now there are concerns about whether these doses are safe.

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